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Press Releases| Mar. 31, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month , as highlighted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about alcohol abuse. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Alcohol Awareness Month is an appropriate time to recognize that alcoholic beverages need to be effectively regulated to help combat abuse and to ensure they do not end up in the hands of those...
Press Releases| Mar. 19, 2015
Data Show Craft Brewers with Double Digit Volume Share of U.S. Beer Market A LEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors – applauds America’s craft brewers for their continued growth and entrepreneurial spirit, which adds energy and excitement to the American beer industry. According to data released this week by the Brewers Association (BA), craft brewers – as defined by BA – enjoyed continued growth during 2014 as American craft beer production volume increased 18 percent. The...
Press Releases| Dec. 3, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Friday, December 5, America’s beer distributors will celebrate the 81st anniversary of the ratification of the 21stAmendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition ended in the United States when 36 states (a three-fourths majority of the then 48 states) ratified the 21stAmendment to the United States Constitution. The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, ending 13 years of Prohibition and granting each state the primary authority to...
Press Releases| Oct. 6, 2014
Maryland Beer Distributor Eric Best to Lead Association’s Efforts on Behalf of America’s 3,300 Licensed, Independent Beer Distributors ALEXANDRIA, VA The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce its Board of Directors officers for the 2014-2015 term. Eric Best, general manager/partner of Bob Hall LLC in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, takes the helm as chairman of the Board. He assumed the position and its responsibilities during NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention held September 28 – October 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Other officers of NBWA’s Board of Directors include: Vice...
Press Releases| Oct. 4, 2014
Windy City Distributing, LLC and Maletis Beverage Also Recognized for Exceptional Efforts to Market, Promote and Sell Craft Beer DENVER, CO – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are pleased to announce that J.J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. of Tampa, Florida, has been selected as the 2014 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year . The award, now in its eighth year, recognizes the beer distribution company that does the most to market, promote and sell craft beer. NBWA and BA presented the award jointly today at the Great American Beer Festival ® in...
Press Releases| Sep. 30, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today Eric Best , general manager/partner of Bob Hall LLC in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, assumed the position of 2014-2015 chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) at the association’s 77th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. As chairman, Best will help guide the association as it advocates for licensed, independent beer distributors and educates elected officials, regulators, media and the public about the value of beer distributors and America’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation. “The beer...
Press Releases| Sep. 30, 2014
Public Affairs and Political Action Awards Presented at NBWA 77th Annual Convention NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) honored several industry leaders today during NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention taking place September 28 – October 1 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NBWA Public Affairs Award recognizes outstanding efforts to advocate for and promote the beer distribution industry through effective communications and public affairs initiatives. It was presented to the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance . “The Pennsylvania Beer Alliance is a...
Press Releases| Sep. 29, 2014
Day One Focuses on Regulatory, Commercial and Economic Value of Distributors NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 77th Annual Convention today at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. NBWA’s outgoing Chairman of the Board Greg LaMantia spoke about recent changes in the industry noting, “Change can be good. That’s exactly why today’s state legislatures can – and do – change state alcohol laws if needed. All progress comes through change, but not all change is progress.” LaMantia warned against attempts to make detrimental changes to...
Press Releases| Sep. 29, 2014
Life Service and Industry Service Awards Presented at NBWA 77th Annual Convention NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) honored several industry leaders today during NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention taking place September 28 – October 1 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NBWA Life Service Award is presented to beer distributors who have dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, community and fellow distributors. The first NBWA Life Service Award was presented posthumously to Mike Hopkins, Sr. , former executive director of the...
Press Releases| Sep. 29, 2014
Premium Beverage Sales Employee Wins Trip to NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce that Rick McAmis of Premium Beverage Sales in Springfield, Missouri, is the winner of the Second Annual Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees. McAmis was recognized on stage today during the general session of NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana. NBWA’s Second Annual Share Your Story Contest invited beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention to...

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